The publication was carried out with financial support of Russian Foundation for basic research (RFBR) Project № 21-112-00001
A monographic study dedicated to the study of censorship stories of Gogol's works. It is a comprehensive, analytical review of problems related to the relationship between the artist and the authorities, literature and statehood. The work analyzes in detail the nature and consistent logic of the work of specific censors with Gogol's works; the difference between the spiritual and moral denunciation of the satirist writer and the radical political propaganda of his time is revealed. Particular attention is paid to the relation to the stories of the censored passage of Gogol's works by their creator himself. The publication is encyclopedic in nature.
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